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  1. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all, New here, hoping for some help. The car is a 2005 9.3 SportCombi 1.9 TiD (150hp). Today my 9-3 started smoking a darker colour smoke (or even bluish) from the exhaust, which it has never done before. When I came to my destination, the engine was running rough, with a strange rithm. I...
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    Just had my 2005 93 arc worked on for the brake booster vacuum hose and had the power steering fluid flushed. They finished it in the morning and let it sit until the afternoon. They went to start it up and the battery was dead. Charged the battery and started the car. The odometer was at 00000...
  3. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hello Saab family, I currently drive a 2004 arc sedan and am from SF bay area. CA. Ive had this car for a little over 2 years and love it. Ok, so I volunteered to help a friend change the spark plugs on a 2008 aero. Everything was fine until #5 when I broke the hard plastic spout piece on the...
  4. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi all. I have an issue with the passenger side heated seat. Press of button iluminates the light for 4 seconds then it go's out. if I opperate the drivers side this works fine when I switch off the passenger side switch lights for 4 seconds then goes out. Would anyone have a wiring diagram of...
  5. New Member Introductions.
    Hello everyone Saab drivers :cheers: I recently bought a Saab 95 1.9 tdi Linear 2008. The car has been very well looked after but the REmote alarm key control stopped working and I can only lock and open the doors by manually inserting the key.:crazy: Has anyone had this issue and sorted it...
  6. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Dear Saab Folk I am experiencing intermittent failure of power windows, wipers, indicators and mirrors on my Saab 9-5 SE Aero Estate (2001). I thought it might be the Ignition Relay (H) in Relay Panel 22b located below the steering column. However, having cleaned the contact points of visible...
  7. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    My son had an issue with his front brakes on a Saab 9-3 2007, he discribed it as though there was a grinding sound after prelonged down hill braking. We examined the brakes and could initially see nothing wrong so we rewassembled after cleaning and relubricating with copper grease but the issue...
  8. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi I have a problem with A/C. I'd like to start troubleshooting with checking fuses and relays. In EPC and on other websites I found that A/C fuse and relays sits in the fuse box in front of battery. On my car this space is empty. Any idea where is this located on car? I am driving 54 plate...
  9. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    1.9 TID Vector sport estate 2007 150bhp A few weeks ago my car started labouring when starting. But even over the past few days -1* its started ok. Today turned key and turn over was slow and lights dim , turned off lights and tried again just clicked. wouldnt start. I have a power pack which i...
  10. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hello Guys, I am facing an issue with my setting menu, I can navigate in the menu but when i am on "Setting" if i click "SET" on the steering wheel nothing happened. When i press set on "Average consumption" for exemple there is a bip like it is not possible to do it. But on "Setting" no bip...
  11. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    hi guys. i drive a 2009 saab 9-3 convertible i attempted to clean my screen today but found the jets was not shooting out water as normal. up on getting back home i have had a quick look at the small fuses under under the bonnet and the side compartment by the passenger door. i couldn't...
  12. Classic Saab 900 (1979 - 1993)
    Saab 900 8v N/A B201 Hello, Please share your opinions. I can only screw spark plug to cylinder 4 by approximately 2/3 of the spark's thread by applying 26 Nm. Shell I increase torque and try to screw it in all the way or shell I just repair the thread? Thank you.
  13. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Just bought saab 9-3 2.0T SE convertible... The heater blower will not work on the ACC unit, I have replaced this unit as the display was scrambled on the old one. Previous owner has fitted a switch under the dash that turns the heater on full blow. Having taken the ACC unit out It doesn't...
  14. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I was trying to locate a squeak and put my finger towards the back of the ashtray where it then got trapped between the top of the unit and the brass spring thing (green circle) seen in the picture. Eventually I managed to get my finger out but the spring thing fell out of its holder, now I...
  15. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hey all, I've got an ongoing issue since the rebuild on my 9-3 Aero, it's a OG T7 B205, basically since the build it's been intermittently cutting boost, sometimes it'll boost fully for a good few miles then all of a sudden either at half boost, deceleration, or flat out the boost will just cut...
  16. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Just bought a 9-3 aero a stunning car & the second Saab I have owned! I had the previous one a 9-3 arc for 9 years! The current car has full service history a 12 month MOT and has been cared for by previous owner. The car drives beautifully but has what I would describe as a very intermittent...
  17. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hello all. I have a 9-3 2006 1.9 tid. I have had the usual problems with the EGR valve clogging for the last couple of years, and last cleaned it a couple of months ago after a loss of power. This sorted the problem as usual. The exhaust has now developed a hole just to the front of the flexible...
  18. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi, Can anyone help? My wife's 2004, 54 plate, 9-5L 2.0lt auto has a couple of issues, 1) it keeps 'boiling' the water, so the level drops, when i top it up it starts to purge the air but then just bubbles up. The 'top hose' does not seem to have any water in it as when you squeeze it nothing...
  19. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    CAR 2008 9-3 Aero TTiD Sports Sedan Manual 82,000 Km (Approx 51,000Mi) ISSUE Bought the car about 2 years ago and since then the time and effort it seems to take to get the car to start from cold is getting worse. Originally it was not too bad and I just wrote it off as being a diesel thing, as...
  20. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I have a sick 2007 9-3 (~75K miles) that needs some help. Around last year when the weather started to turn cold in the Thanksgiving time frame, I noticed that my car would start to hesitate under load, typically between 2,500-3,000 RPM. With a steady increase in RPM, it would just cut out a...
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